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Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

The once firtle ground of African-American players has dried up as fewer blacks play the game. Marty pointed out that Robinson helped change the way the game was played in the Major League's as well...

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What Does Jared Kushner Do? Trump's Son-In-Law Sets Up Meetings With China

Dunford invited Mr. Kushner and Mr. Bossert to meet with Iraqi leaders , USA advisers and visit with us forces in the field to receive an update on the status of the counter-ISIS campaign in I...

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Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Found Dead African American Muslim New York

When the judge didn't show up for work on Wednesday, her assistant sent a text to her husband. Abdus-Salaam spent the weekend in New Jersey with her husband, who last heard from his wife on Monday e...

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Wisconsin Man Caught After Manhunt Prompted By Manifesto, Stolen Guns

Wisconsin Man Caught After Manhunt Prompted By Manifesto, Stolen Guns

Jakubowski is accused of stealing 18 guns on April 4. McLean says family members are prepared, if what authorities say was Jakubowski's mailing of an anti-government manifesto to President Trump, an...

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Brandon Phillips on lack of African Americans in MLB: "Baseball is boring"

Robinson, one of sports' most influential pioneers and activists, broke MLB's color barrier when he debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers on this day in 1947. Robinson attended UCLA from 1939-41 and was a ...

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USA: Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

On Friday, the Arkansas Supreme Court granted an emergency stay for Bruce Earl Ward, who would have been executed on Monday. In addition to the stays granted two men, an Arkansas circuit court judge,...

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Protesters demand Trump's tax returns, 15 arrested at one rally

Protesters demand Trump's tax returns, 15 arrested at one rally

By Saturday afternoon, images of crowds in cities including D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago and NY began cropping up on social media. Terra Fairburn, a social worker with American Federation of State, C...

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Wisconsin man accused of sending manifesto to Trump arrested after manhunt

Wisconsin man accused of sending manifesto to Trump arrested after manhunt

Janesville police Chief David Moore said the peaceful end to Jakubowski's run from authorities could've ended much differently. Readstown is about 125 miles (200 kilometres) northwest of Janesville,...

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Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday

During the pregame ceremony and the game itself, the Nationals will honor the contributions of African-Americans to the game of baseball and the community. It stands in the left field reserve plaza, w...

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Defeating ISIS is 'first priority' in Syria, says US envoy Tillerson

Defeating ISIS is 'first priority' in Syria, says US envoy Tillerson

Tillerson, appearing on ABC and CBS talk shows, said the main objective is to defeat the Islamic State and let the Syrian people decide the fate of their president, Bashar al-Assad. "They're two s...

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Jared Kushner Is More of an Economic Populist Than Steve Bannon

Politico said, "The fight, people in the administration say, centers on policy differences". It was a shocking move when President Trump appointed former media executive Steve Bannon to the Nationa...

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Judge Halts Arkansas' Plan to Execute Seven Inmates

She said the inmates were entitled to challenge the execution process on the grounds it "creates a demonstrated risk of severe pain". Arkansas and at least a dozen other states with the death pena...

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North Korea missile launch 'fails'

North Korea missile launch 'fails'

The launch was attempted from Sinpo, a city on North Korea's east coast, some 400 miles from Japan, according to U.S. Pacific Command. During the pomp and circumstance at Kim II Sung square, citiz...

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Joseph Jakubowski Manhunt Ends as Trump Manifesto Sender Caught

Joseph Jakubowski Manhunt Ends as Trump Manifesto Sender Caught

Lt. Philip Carini of the Waukesha County sheriff's office said the letter purported to be from Jakubowski, though this has not been not verified. "Tactical officers made contact where he was positiv...

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Hunter Greene, local baseball standouts reflect on memory of Jackie Robinson

It will include a granite base featuring three of Robinson's most memorable quotes including his mantra, "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives". The Red Sox left-hander, ...

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Tillerson: Assad Has Brought Being Called an 'Animal' Upon Himself

Speaking to journalists alongside Mr Lavrov , Mr Tillerson said: "There is a low level of trust between our two countries". "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this relationship",...

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Trump's base turns on him

Trump's base turns on him

Bannon had rapidly acquired the reputation of being a political mastermind who had transplanted his own brain underneath President Trump's much more famous mane. "The President is taking the reins o...

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Tax Day demonstrators in US take on Trump, his supporters

Aside from the grim and angry protests she believes that having a little bit of fun along the way is essential. In New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and dozens of other cities, protesters observed the ...

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At least 4 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

Marches are planned Saturday in Raleigh, Charlotte and Mooresville on the day Americans normally must complete their annual tax returns. "For years, all presidents have released their taxes". Capito...

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Thousands protest Trump's tax release refusal

Organizers said Saturday's protests, dubbed the Tax March, were scheduled in almost 150 cities, and stemmed from the women's march that took place the day after Trump's inauguration. Rep. Maxine Water...

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Jason Dufner's 65 gives him one stroke lead going into final round

Jason Dufner's 65 gives him one stroke lead going into final round

Former US Open champion Webb Simpson and American Kevin Kisner are a shot further back in third, with Donald's former Ryder Cup team-mate Ian Poulter fifth on 10 under. KAPOLEI, Hawaii - Ariya Jutan...

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Tax Day demonstrators take on Trump

I've always said everything will take care of itself. In West Palm Beach, some of those protesting said Trump's election as president had mobilized them to become much more politically active than...

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Thousands Turn Out For Anti-Trump Tax March In Philadelphia

Trump , who spent the morning at his Florida golf course, avoided several hundred protesters when his motorcade took a circuitous route back to Mar-A-Lago, his Palm Beach, Florida, estate. "We had to ...

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Five different lawsuits could prevent, affect scheduled executions

Five different lawsuits could prevent, affect scheduled executions

The state, which has not held an execution in 12 years, originally scheduled eight over a short period of time to beat the April 30 expiration date of midazolam, a key drug used in the process. Last w...

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Yoenis Cespedes hits three home runs in five innings

Yoenis Cespedes hits three home runs in five innings

To add insult to injury, the New York Mets continued their two-year-long home run derby at the Phillies home ballpark on Tuesday. Then, in the third, Cameron Rupp beckoned for the trainer and Buchhol...

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Thousands in NYC Call for Trump to Release Tax Returns

A new poll from the left-leaning MoveOn.org found that 80 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans and Democratic voters, want Trump to release his taxes. The protests were timed to...

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Manhunt Underway for 'Anti-Religion' Gun Robber Who Sent Manifesto To Trump

Authorities on Monday evening released photos of Jakubowski's tattoos. The FBI is offering a $10,000 cash reward for information leading to the apprehension of Joseph Jakubowski. Bethlehem Lutheran Ch...

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United CEO says he felt 'shame' over incident with passenger

United CEO says he felt 'shame' over incident with passenger

By Tuesday afternoon, nearly two days after the Sunday evening events, Munoz issued another apology. As of Tuesday, Dao was still in a Chicago hospital from injuries he sustained when airport securi...

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Planned Parenthood president responds to defunding bill

Planned Parenthood president responds to defunding bill

Trump signed into law a bill that empowers states to halt hundreds of millions in Title X federal funding from Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions. Trump did not issu...

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Trump can't use his personal helicopter anymore

Trump can't use his personal helicopter anymore

Russian and Iranian forces said the United States crossed a "red line" with the surprise attack against Assad. The Russian Embassy in London added that there could be a "real war" if Moscow is prese...

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